Image copyright: © Australian War Memorial licensed copyright

ID number P10550.561
Collection Photograph
Object type Black & white - Glass original postcard negative
Maker Thuillier, Louis (Photographer)
Place made France: Picardie, Somme, Vignacourt
Date made c 1916-1918
Copyright holder Australian Capital Equity Pty Ltd


Portrait of an unidentified Australian soldier wearing a tin helmet and sheepskin vest and mittens to ward off the winter cold. The winter of 1916-17 was one of the coldest on record for over a decade on the Somme.

From the Thuillier collection of glass plate negatives. Taken by Louis and Antoinette Thuillier in Vignacourt, France during the period 1916 to 1918.